45 in. (114.3 cm)
Jean Barbet (aka Barbet de Lyon)
Alexis Rudier Foundry
(active 1902 - 1952)
Medium and Support:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Sibley Watson
Location: Currently on view
This angel is an exact replica of Barbet’s famous original, which is now in the Frick Collection in New York City. Cast for the Memorial Art Gallery in 1926, the sculpture was part of the original decoration of the Fountain Court.
[Gallery label text]
American sculptor Janet Scudder consulted with Rudier, the Parisian foundry, on behalf of the Gallery during the making of this piece.
See "The Frick Collection" IV, pp. 46-61, and articles in "The Frick Collection" members' magazine, fall 2012, pp. 12-17, for information on the original bronze figure of which MAG's is a reproduction.
See the original at the Frick:Angel
Click a term to view the records with the same keyword
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
This object has the following bibliographic references:
Rochester, NY: Gannett
Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:
See links to web pages and lesson plans